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    Re: Server names

    lgs-sr-001 and up for domain controllers
    lgs-sr-apps1 and up for application member servers
    lgs-sr-ts1 and up for terminal member servers
    lgs-sr-nas1 and up for NAS member servers

    LGS being school initials.

    Andrew

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    Re: Server names

    Used to have majic Roundabout characters then planets but the new NM has gone boring "Mainserver"

    Dougal is still the proxy thou

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    Re: Server names

    of the non-boring names:
    Jeff
    Bunyip
    Hoopsnake
    Sputnik
    .... whatever we feel like calling the next server.

    but mostly their true names are hidden, with cnames to services provided, so proxy goes to hoopsnake, patchserver goes to bunyip.

    We were tempted to use Dictators as our naming convention, but thought the head might get upset to discover his files were held on PolPot.

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    Re: Server names

    tcc-share
    tcc-print
    tcc-proxy
    tccx1
    tccx2
    tccx3
    tcc-sharepoint
    tcc-comms2
    tcc-ts-01
    tcc-web01

    hmm - boring really.

    fooby

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    Re: Server names

    At school, dull (initials of the school)SRV01, 02, 03 etc.

    Although one is called surfcontrol (wonder what that does)


    At home I used to use Lord of the Rings characters, but I use Toy Story characters now, Woody, Buzz, Rex

    I'm looking forward to my kids being older and having PC's so I can use MrPotato

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    Re: Server names

    We use alcohol names :-)

    Corona
    Stella
    Bacardi
    Taboo
    Sol

    to name a few

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    Re: Server names

    Further to the list of precious and semi-precious metals ... we now have Zirconium as our VMWare box ... which hosts Scandium (hosting ePO and a few other applications), Curium (emergency DC in case everything goes down), Hassium (test Sharepoint 2007 server), Tantalum (WAMP for trying things with Moodle and Joomla), and Yttrium (Vista machine to allow us to play with Vista based policies within the domain).

    We have also added a few Terminal Servers ... boringly called TS01, TS02, etc ... and the sun kit is SGD1 and SGD2 ...

    Support workstations include copper, nickel, tungsten, zinc ... and mine is hydrogen.

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    Re: Server names

    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook
    Support workstations include copper, nickel, tungsten, zinc ... and mine is hydrogen.
    hehe, I don't want to be coming near you with a naked flame otherwise Boom!

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    Re: Server names

    I used to work for a company called Saturn, and the servers were named after some of Saturn's moons (Pan, Pheobe, Titan, Hyperion, Atlas, Pandora, etc)

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    Re: Server names

    We use S1, S2, S3, S4, NAS1, NAS2 etc. The TS and MIS are still called DST-TS/MIS-001 from the old CC3 network as the old network manager was too lazy to change them. The other boxes are named after things that are suitable i.e. our Proxy is called the GUARDIAN.

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    Re: Server names

    someone i know apparently in there old job the servers were named after Thomas the tank charters.

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